Rachel Weisz to Receive Actress Tribute at the IFP Gotham Awards

Rachel Weisz will receive the Actress Tribute at the IFP Gotham Awards, according to Variety. The Independent Filmmaker Project's awards will be held on on November 26th at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The founder of RadicalMedia, Jon Kamen, will also receive the industry tribute at the event.

Executive director of IFP and the Made in NY Media Center Joana Vicente said, "We are thrilled to be honoring Rachel with the Actress Tribute this year. Throughout her career she has carefully chosen projects ranging from thought-provoking independent films to thrilling studio blockbusters. Rachel consistently seeks out complex roles and delivers unforgettable portrayals of spirited and intelligent characters."

"We are equally delighted to present Jon with this year's Industry Tribute and to acknowledge him as a pioneer for his prescient use of transmedia," Vincente continued on. "Under his RadicalMedia banner, Jon helped usher in the multi-platform era by producing a wide range of content - from independent docs to branded entertainment that lent itself to this new experience and by successfully adapting it as a business model."

Weisz stars next in he film "The Favourite," alongside Olivia Colman and Emma Stone. She could also be seen in Sebastian Lelio's "Disobedience," for which she also served as a producer.

Read the original article on Variety.

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